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Christopher Nevinson

 (1889 - 1946)
Christopher Richard Wynne (C.R.W.) Nevinson was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom, England.  Christopher Nevinson is known for war-themed painting, modernist urban landscape.

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Christopher Nevinson


Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson (13 August 1889 - October 1946) was an English painter.  He is often referred to by his initials C. R. W. Nevinson, and was known as Richard.

Richard Nevinson is one of the most famous war artists and was the son of the war correspondent and journalist Henry Nevinson and the suffrage campaigner and writer Margaret Nevinson.  Educated at Uppingham School, which he hated, Nevinson went on to study at the St John's Wood School of Art.  Inspired by seeing the work of Augustus John, he decided to attend the Slade School of Art, part of University College London.  There his contemporaries included Mark Gertler, Stanley Spencer, Paul Nash and Dora Carrington.

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About  Christopher Nevinson

Born:  1889 - London, England
Died:   1946 - London, England
Known for:  war-themed painting, modernist urban landscape